Christmas is approaching fast and we have had a week packed with festive fun here at St Bees School.
Some of you will have noticed the Christmas tree that is now standing tall in the quad. We have been told that this is the first time a Christmas tree has been placed there, and we have had so many lovely comments about it by those who pass by. We want to thank Stobbarts Limited for the beautiful tree, and for their help putting it up and decorating it with our site manager.
We have one week left of term, and there is still so much to look forward to! Board members and Full Circle are here for the next week. It will be lovely to be together for our carols on the 11th. It is always great to see the pupils greeting Danny Wang in Mandarin. He was really impressed with how much they had learnt already and how conversation is developing!
As well as our service and mince pies on Tuesday, we will be planting trees in the School grounds. The trees were given as a gift by Neil Bettinson (one for each pupil) and will be planted with the children’s help. More on that next week!
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Christmas at St Bees School
On Wednesday 5th December, pupils and staff sat down to enjoy their first Christmas lunch together. The dining room was set beautifully, complete with Christmas music and a tree!
At 1pm everybody left their respective classrooms and offices around the School grounds to arrive at the dining hall in Christmas jumpers, hats or festive headbands! The children then spent the rest of their break playing Christmas party games in the Salad Room.
It was a lovely way to mark our first Christmas and a chance for everyone to enjoy some festive fun.
What’s Coming Up?
Tuesday 11th December, 4.30pm – 6.00pm – All are invited to Christmas carols in the Chapel, followed by mince pies and mulled wine in reception. We’d love to see you there!
Friday 14th December – The last day of term. Pupils and staff will be participating in Save the Children Christmas Jumper Day. All donations will be given to Save The Children. A worthy cause and one that is close to our hearts.
Mission Christmas – We have signed up to support CFM’s Cash for Kids Mission Christmas as a drop-off point. This initiative works to ensure that no child goes without a present at Christmas. Come along to reception in the Foundation Building before December 18th to drop-off new, unwrapped gifts or to donate money to the scheme.
End of Michaelmas term – 14th December.
Start of Lent term – Monday 7th January.